• History Rewind: Lord Mountbatten killed by IRA bomb

    by - Aug 27, 2014
    On 27th August 1979 Her Majesty The Queen’s cousin, Lord Mountbatten, was tragically killed by an IRA bomb blast whilst on his boat in Ireland. It wasn’t just Mountbatten who perished on the boat; one of his...
  • Duke of Kent to bestow Queen’s awards

    by - Aug 25, 2014
    The Isle of Wight will be receiving a Royal visit on Wednesday 17th September as The Duke of Kent will be calling in to present two Queen’s awards as well as visiting the County Press. The...
  • Prince Andrew teams up with Microsoft for iDEA

    by - Aug 23, 2014
    A digital version of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme which was launched by the Duke of York earlier this year has received the support of some of the world’s biggest and most prolific technology companies....
  • History Rewind: The Battle of Bosworth

    by - Aug 22, 2014
    The Battle of Bosworth, which was fought on 22nd August 1485, is one of England’s defining battles as it resulted in the end of Richard III’s reign and led to Henry Tudor becoming King Henry VII. This...
  • Elizabeth I to visit Cambridge

    by - Aug 21, 2014
    No, the title of this article is definitely not wrong. Queen Elizabeth I will be making an appearance in Cambridge. Of course it will not be the real ‘Virgin Queen’, as she died over 400 years...
  • Prince Charles sends letter to Malaysian crash victims parents

    by - Aug 21, 2014
    In a touching tribute to MH17 crash victim Liam Sweeney, The Prince of Wales has written a very personal letter to the loved ones of the 28 year old Newcastle United fan. The letter was addressed...
  • The women behind the Crown: Influential Queen Mothers – Victoria, Duchess of Kent

    by - Aug 21, 2014
    The latest instalment of our Influential Queen Mothers series delves in to the life of Victoria of Saxe Coburg Saalfeld, the mother of this country’s longest reigning monarch, Queen Victoria. Victoria may not have been the wife of...
  • Gordonstoun: Prince Charles’s school set for documentary series

    by - Aug 21, 2014
    Gordonstoun School, which has been attended by pupils including Prince Philip, Prince Charles and Prince Andrew, will be the subject of a new television documentary which is set to be aired in the New Year. The documentary, which...
  • Prince Charles pays tribute to Robin Williams

    by - Aug 13, 2014
    As tributes pour in from around the world for the shock passing of actor and comedian Robin Williams, The Prince of Wales has also paid his respects to a man he knew quite well. Prince Charles...
  • Prince Philip pops in for ‘a cuppa’

    by - Aug 11, 2014
    The Duke of Edinburgh isn’t the person you would expect to see when you look up from your Full English Breakfast at a motorway café, but that is exactly who staff and customers at one Little...